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Vertebroplasty Versus Sham Procedure for Painful Acute Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fractures (VERTOS IV): Randomised Sham Controlled Clinical Trial

Source: BMJ
Abstract: Objective: To assess whether percutaneous vertebroplasty results in more pain relief than a sham procedure in patients with acute osteoporotic compression fractures of the vertebral body. Conclusions: Percutaneous vertebroplasty did not result in statistically significantly greater pain relief than a sham procedure during 12 months' follow-up among patients with acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures.
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